Testing Services

Lake Region State College (LRSC) Testing Center offers a variety of examinations to meet the needs of our students and also those from the surrounding community. LRSC provides testing for placement, and academic and professional development.

Lake Region State College Test Center is also authorized by Pearson VUE Testing Center able to provide tests for a variety of clients, such as Microsoft, Adobe, Novell, Cisco, and many others. LRSC is an authorized test center for exams listed below. Some of these exams require examinees to register in advance with the sponsoring company.

The ACT® college readiness assessment is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students' academic readiness for college.

The ACT is the capstone of our College and Career Readiness System. The test uses the same score scale as ACT Explore and ACT Plan, making the system an effective tool to monitor academic progress and student growth.

*Information from the ACT website. (act.org)

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The GED® test is a second chance to put education first.

The GED® test is your chance to get the job or career you want. The GED® test credential is the only high school equivalency credential recognized in all 50 states.

*Information from https://ged.com/

The battery consists of four tests:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Science
  • Math
  • Social Studies

The minimum passing score on each test is 145. The highest possible score on each test is 200. GED College Ready with scores from 165-174. GED College Ready + Credit with a score from 175-200.

Click here to learn more about pursuing your GED...

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ACCUPLACER® is a suite of computerized tests that determines your knowledge in math, reading, and writing as you prepare to enroll in college-level courses. The results of the assessment, in conjunction with your academic background, goals, and interests, are used by academic advisors and counselors to place you into a college course that meets your skill level.

For Information about our placement guidelines see Math and English Placement based on ACT or ACCUPLACER Score.

If other arrangements need to be made or you have questions about testing, please contact our Testing Center.

Click HERE for practice ACCUPLACER tests.

Email: Lois.Bachmeier@lrsc.edu
Phone: 1-800-443-1313 ext. 21639 or 701-662-1639

Email: Paula.Zielske@lrsc.edu
Phone: 1-800-443-1313 ext. 21671 or 701-662-1671

Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers are privately owned, third-party testing facilities that provide on-site, on-demand testing for certification and professional licensure exams.

Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 175 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international education company, whose businesses also include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education, and the Penguin Group.

Interested in taking a Pearson VUE test, check the Test Taker Services website.

Pearson VUE Website

Performance Assessment Network (pan) is the leading web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys. Learn more at panpowered.com or call them at 877-449-TEST (toll-free).

Interested in using PAN testing for your company, check out the PAN website.

Information has been copied from the TOEFL iBT Website.

About TOEFL iBT Test

The TOEFL iBT® test, administered via the Internet, is an important part of your journey to study in an English-speaking country. In addition to the test, the ETS TOEFL Program provides tools and guides to help you prepare for the test and improve your English language skills.

Ready to Take the TOEFL iBT Test?

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What Is the TOEFL iBT Test?

The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills to perform academic tasks.

Who Takes the TOEFL Test?

More than 27 million people from all over the world have taken the TOEFL test to demonstrate their English language proficiency. The average English skill level ranges between Intermediate and Advanced.

  • Students planning to study at a higher education institution
  • English-language learning program admissions and exit
  • Scholarship and certification candidates
  • English-language learners who want to track their progress
  • Students and workers applying for visas

Where Can I Get Local, In-language Support?

You can contact a local TOEFL iBT Resource Center for general in-language information about the TOEFL test and test preparation. TOEFL iBT Resource Centers are available in specific countries.

Who Accepts TOEFL Test Scores?

More than 8,500 colleges, agencies, and other institutions in over 130 countries accept TOEFL scores. For more information, including using your scores to satisfy visa requirements in Australia and the United Kingdom, how to find institutions that accept TOEFL scores, and more, see Who Accepts TOEFL Scores.

What Resources Can Help Me Prepare for the TOEFL iBT Test?

ETS offers a variety of paid and free preparation materials to help you get ready for the TOEFL test.

What Does the TOEFL iBT Test Cost?

The cost of the test can range from US$160 to US$250 and varies between countries. For information on registration, fees, test dates, and locations, select your test location.

LRSC can help you get ASE Certified!

LRSC has partnered with Prometric to become a satellite testing site for ASE testing.

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Once registered, please contact the Test Center to make an appointment for testing.

The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course. Developed by the College Board, CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program, available at more than 2,900 colleges and universities. Pass any of the 33 CLEP exams and achieve your college and career goals.

To register:

Call: 1-800-443-1313 ext. 21639 or 701-662-1639
Email: Lois.Bachmeier@lrsc.edu


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Exams offered by Lake Region State College

testing policies

  • Exams are administered by appointment only and must be made at least 24 hours before an appointment during business hours
  • Photo ID is required upon check-in
  • All cell phones and electronic devices MUST be turned off while in the Testing Center
  • No food or beverages are allowed in the Testing Center
  • Children are not permitted in the Testing Center
  • Books, backpacks, and other materials must be placed away from the test taker
  • Only items designated by the instructor or Testing Center may be used on exams
  • Talking with other test takers is prohibited during testing
  • Cheating is subject to disciplinary action
  • All testing materials and scratch paper must be turned in to the Testing Center upon completion of the exam

*Violation of these policies may result in forfeiture of tests or additional disciplinary actions.

testing hours

Exams are administered by appointment only and some types of exams are generally offered on a few days each month. Appointments or registration requirements may vary depending upon the type of exam but usually must be made 24 hours before the appointment during business hours.


Call: 1-800-443-1313 ext. 21639 | 701-662-1639
Email: Lois.Bachmeier@lrsc.edu